We’re excited to announce that as of right this moment, August 28, 2023, VMware Cloud Flex Storage is mostly out there for VMware Cloud Providers Supplier – SaaS companions (previously Managed Service Suppliers). The Cloud Providers Supplier – SaaS (CSP-SaaS) path to market permits companions to make use of VMware Software program-as-a-Service choices with out funding in their very own information middle infrastructure, delivering managed providers on high. CSP-SaaS companions can entry VMware Cloud Flex Storage by way of VMware Cloud Partner Navigator, which is our unified SaaS portal that allows suppliers to deploy SaaS choices and handle the end-to-end buyer lifecycle.
Digital transformation has accelerated the expansion and variety of information sorts and storage necessities. To match the speedy tempo of information growth and heterogeneity, companies right this moment require extra versatile, scalable, and cost-effective options to retailer and handle their information. As well as, as enterprises proceed to distribute their workloads throughout a number of cloud environments, there’s a rising want for uniform, easy and cost-effective methods to handle the info throughout the whole information lifecycle. To extend operational effectivity, achieve agility and handle exponential information development, enterprises are leveraging cloud storage options wanted to speed up innovation.
VMware Cloud Flex Storage is for IT infrastructure and operations groups who want elevated flexibility and scalability, simplified operations, and decreased value for his or her rising storage necessities. VMware Cloud Flex Storage gives a scalable, elastic, and natively built-in storage service for VMware Cloud on AWS that’s absolutely managed by VMware and delivered with predictable cloud economics. It permits cloud providers suppliers to assist higher align cloud sources for his or her VMware Cloud on AWS clients in step with their purposes and information necessities. Companions can flexibly scale storage and compute independently of one another, simplify operations with an answer that’s simple to purchase, use and handle, and profit from a simple pay-as-you-go consumption mannequin. Companions who’ve clients with storage-bound workloads can now provision storage on-demand to run their digital machines with out including hosts.
VMware Cloud Flex Storage is constructed on a mature, enterprise-class filesystem that has been developed and production-hardened over a few years. It’s the similar filesystem that has been backing VMware Cloud Catastrophe Restoration. It permits impartial scaling of storage efficiency and capability and elastic adjustment of storage capability up or down as wanted, making this a multi-purpose file system that unlocks many use circumstances. Be taught extra right here and right here.
Cloud providers suppliers can use VMware Cloud Flex Storage to energy their VMware Cloud Director service and VMware Cloud on AWS multi-tenant answer. Utilizing Cloud Director service, not solely can they effectively share their VMware Cloud on AWS setting throughout a number of clients or traces of companies, however they will additionally share Cloud Flex Storage to decrease their prices whereas enabling their clients with a cloud like expertise. Click on here to be taught extra about Cloud Director service.
New Area Help
VMware Cloud Flex Storage is now out there in AWS Asia Pacific areas (Mumbai, Singapore, Tokyo and Sydney). With this launch, VMware Cloud Flex Storage can be out there in 17 AWS Areas. Companions can discover the present checklist of supported areas here.
VMware Cloud Companion Navigator
Earlier than onboarding to VMware Cloud Companion Navigator, Cloud Providers Supplier – SaaS companions will need to have no less than one lively commit contract within the VMware Commerce Portal for VMware Cloud Flex Storage or one other SaaS service, a legitimate VMware ID related to an lively commit contract, and the receipt of the supplier group invitation e mail. They are going to work with an aggregator to get began. Entry the end-to-end getting began information for Cloud Providers Supplier – SaaS companions here.
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